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Song Name: Jiv Jago Jiv Jago

Official Name: Arunodaya Kirtana Song 2

Author: Bhaktivinoda Thakura

Book Name: Gitavali

Language: Bengali

 

LYRICS

(1)
jīv jāgo, jīv jāgo, gauracānda bole
kota nidrā jāo māyā-piśācīra kole

 

(2)
bhajibo boliyā ese saḿsāra-bhitare
bhuliyā rohile tumi avidyāra bhare

 

(3)
tomāre loite āmi hoinu avatāra
āmi binā bandhu āra ke āche tomāra

(4)
enechi auṣadhi māyā nāśibāro lāgi'
hari-nāma mahā-mantra lao tumi māgi'

(5)
bhakativinoda prabhu-caraṇe pariyā
sei hari-nāma-mantra loilo māgiyā

 

TRANSLATION

1) Lord Gaurānga is calling, "Wake up, sleeping souls! Wake up, sleeping souls! How long will you sleep in the lap of the witch called Māyā?

 

2) You have forgotten the way of devotional service and are lost in the world of birth and death.

 

3) I have descended just to save you; other than Myself you have no friend in this world.

 

4) I have brought the medicine that will wipe out the disease of illusion from which you are suffering. Take this mahā-mantra-Hare Kṛṣṇa, Hare Kṛṣṇa, Kṛṣṇa Kṛṣṇa, Hare Hare/Hare Rāma, Hare Rāma Rāma Rāma, Hare Hare."

 

5) Śrīla Bhaktivinoda Thākura says: "I fall at the Lord's feet, having taken this mahā-mantra."

 

Remarks/ Extra Information:

This song can be sung in either Raga Jhinjhoti in Kaherva Tala or the Bengali morning raga (Raga Bangala) in Dadra Tala.

 

PURPORT:

By A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

 

MUSICAL NOTATION:

Jiv Jago

 

SYNONYMS:

Jiv Jago

 

BENGALI SCRIPT:

Jiv Jago (BENG)

 

ODIA SCRIPT:

Jiv Jago (ODIA)

 

UPDATED: November 19, 2010

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